Item 84 - William Clark, 31, Workman

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406 PM/1849/84

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William Clark, 31, Workman

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  • 23 Mar 1849-22 Apr 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Workman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Fractured humerus. Scrofulous deposits in both lungs & in spleen. Yellow tinge of integument. Liver healthy. Blood fluid & altered form of the blood discs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg, arm); Deposit (Lungs, spleen); Disease (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the right tibia & fibula, fracture of right humerus, & a scalp wound 3 inches long, situated on the right side of the vertex of the skull, at the bottom of which the bone could be felt exposed. He was a workman at the New Bridge at Barnes [Barnes Railway Bridge] where some portion of the scaffolding having given way he was precipitated from a height of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1849/69 and PM/1849/78

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No in register 1849: 774

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